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Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur (1829)

Author: Esper, Eugen Johann Christoph, 1742-1810; Charpentier, Toussaint von, 1779 or 80-1847; Tyroff, H. I., engraver; Walwert, Georg Christoph, 1748-1812, engraver; Volckart, J. F., engraver; Walbert, L. S., engraver; Sturm, Jakob, 1771-1848, engraver; Bock, Johann Carl, 1757-1843, engraver; Schaus, William, 1859- , former owner. DSI
Volume: plates 2
Subject: Lepidoptera; Butterflies
Publisher: Leipzig : T.O. Weigel
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: German
Call number: 39088013484159
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library (rare book)

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Introduction, Th. 1, p. xxii, dated 1829

Last vol. (unnumbered) called: Supplemente

"The text of this edition is mainly a re-issue of the first [published 1774-1794], but some of the sheets have been reprinted from fresh type"--Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) cat., v. 2, p. 541

This ed. contains 441 plates

Plates signed variously: H.I. Tyroff, Walwert, I.F. Volckart, L.S. Walbert, I.G. Sturm, I.G. Klinger, I. Leitner, I.C. Bock

Plates are hand-colored

Pagination: Th. 1: xxii, 388, 190 p., 123 leaves of plates; Th. 2: 234 p., 47 leaves of plates; Th. 3: 396 p., 94 leaves of plates; Th. 4: 698, 85 p., [124] leaves of plates (numbered 80-198, 99B, 105B, 117A, 125B and125C; also numbered: Noct. 1-119); Th. 5: 276 p., 52 leaves of plates; Supplemente: 120, 52, 104, 48 p

Includes bibliographical references and index

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SCNHRB copy has bookplates: Collection of William Schaus, presented to the National Museum MCMV

SCNHRB copy stamped on t.p.'s: Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum [acc. no.] 292896-292909

SCNHRB copy bound in red library buckram, marbled edges and endpapers, title in gilt on spine

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